Most wickets in one Test match

Bowler Figures
(O-M-R-W)
1st inns 2nd inns Against Year
Jim Laker (Eng) 68-27-90-19 9/37 10/53 Australia 1956
S Barnes (Eng) 65.3-16-159-17 8/56 9/103 South Africa 1913
N Hirwani (Ind) 33.5-6-136-16 8/61 8/75 West Indies 1988
B Massie (Aus) 60.1-16-137-16 8/84 8/53 England 1972
Muralitharan (SL) 113.5-41-220-16 7/155 9/65 England 1998
J Briggs (Eng) 33.3-16-28-15 7/17 8/11 South Africa 1889
G Lohmann (Eng) 25.2-11-45-15 7/38 8/7 South Africa 1896
C Blythe (Eng) 38.3-10-99-15 8/59 7/40 South Africa 1907
H Verity (Eng) 58.3-23-104-15 7/61 8/43 Australia 1934
R Hadlee (NZ) 52.3-13-123-15 9/52 6/71 Australia 1985

Glossary: Inns-Innings; M-Maidens, O-Overs, R-Runs, W-Wickets

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